Step Into My Computer Time Machine With Me #IntelAIO

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I think about my childhood a lot and even compare it to the one my children are living. My how things have changed! I remember spending a lot of time outside, even in the bitter cold months of winter. When I wasn't outside playing jump rope, hop scotch, kick the can or tag with my neighborhood friends, I'd go inside and play on my old Nintendo. But that wasn't often. Technology was not part of my every day life. In fact, I didn't even own a … [Read more...]

Too Cold To Go for the Gold? Try Olympic Fun Indoors with #NetflixKids

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This is a partnered post on behalf of the Netflix Stream Team. I can say without a doubt that this has been THE harshest winter I've ever experienced in my lifetime. Granted, I've only been around since 1983, but you know what I mean. The snow has been plentiful and the temperatures have been near record lows on several occasions. What all that really means is I've got three kids that have been going a little stir crazy for months now. We … [Read more...]

A Little Speaker with Big Sound – Lepow Modre

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I was provided with a Lepow Modre to review. Now that I've got 2 kids in school full-time and one in school part time, I find it surprising how quiet my house is. I use to yearn for this day but now that it's actually here, well, I find it a bit more lonely than I would have expected. Most days, I find myself craving noise, any kind of noise will do. That's why I was excited to discover the Lepow Modre. It not only solves my overly quiet … [Read more...]

Get It All Done with VTech Connect to Cell™ Answering System with Cordless Headset

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This post brought to you by VTech Communications. All opinions are 100% mine. A few weeks ago I received the  to try out in my home and see how it makes my daily routine a bit less complicated. This particular model includes 5 handsets and a cordless headset. With 5 handsets, it's perfect for any sized home. In ours, we put the main base in the living room where our family spends the majority of their time. On the main base … [Read more...]

ZACT – the Smart Phone Service to Suit Your Family now at Best Buy Mobile

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.   Years ago we shut of our household telephone land lines. It was a turning point for our family. We found ourselves needing to communicate with friends and family everywhere but the confines of our home. We thought in the long run, this would be more cost effective for our family but with rising … [Read more...]

Home Office Makeover with the HP Envy Rove20 #IntelAIO

HP Envy Rove 20 Intel AIO PC with Kickstand

#spon: I'm required to disclose a relationship between our site and Intel AIO PC. This could include the Intel AIO PC providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. Last week I got an amazing delivery. I started working with Intel to try out and share my experiences with the HP Envy Rove 20 Mobile AIO PC with an Intel® Core™ i3 processor and Windows 8. As you might imagine, this is a pretty exciting experience … [Read more...]

VTech InnoTab® 3S Learning Tablet for Kids

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*VTech provided our family with an InnoTab 3S to review and one to giveaway. A few weeks ago we got a brand new product delivered to our home. Initially, I thought it was just another kid tablet that would cost me hundreds of dollars in batteries. It wasn't until we really dove into all the features that we saw how amazing the new VTech Innotab 3S really is! For starters, I don't have to spend any money at all on batteries. This new tablet … [Read more...]

Out of The Vault and Into Your Collection – The Little Mermaid is Coming to DVD

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I was provided with a copy of the dvd. When I first learned about Disney's The Little Mermaid coming out of The Vault, I went straight to my calendar and marked October 1st with a big red X. This was several months ago and we've been counting down the days ever since. Out of all the Disney Princesses, our daughter Emma has fallen in love with Ariel. That is her princess! Emma's first dream came true when we took our very first family … [Read more...]